With the winter transfer window opening this week, clubs across Europe are preparing to bolster their squads and clear the decks.
However, as the second half of the 2013-14 campaign gets underway, the big question on Tyneside surrounds the possibility of any comings and goings at Newcastle United.
The Magpies are never far away from speculation, and have been linked with a host of potential arrivals over the weeks and months leading up to January.
With a couple of players likely to depart St. James’ Park over the next four weeks, let's take a close look at the latest round of rumours surrounding the Toon.
Last updated: Jan. 2, 2:00 p.m. GMT